Events

Sep
2
Sun
Open Day and Tea Party @ Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Sep 2 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub Community Open Day 2nd September 2018, 1Oam to 4pm

Program of Events

1Oam Open

10.30am Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

11.00am Family friendly talk by Our roaming highwayman
11.00am “Treasures Of the Archives” illustrated talk

11.30am Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

12 noon Film show created from spoken memories (Memories Of parents in WW1 ; the old Cattle
Market; childhood memories of the Picturedrome cinema; the home front in WW2; the deep
snowfall of 1947; the Sevem Bridge disaster; Fielding & Platt at Christmas; the suitcase; and
obtaining a hat). (approx. 35 minutes).

12.30pm Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

1.30pm Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

2.00pm Family friendly talk by our roaming highwayman

2.00pm “Treasures of the Archives” illustrated talk

2.30pm Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

3.00pm Film show created from spoken memories (Memories of father in WWI; the Three Choirs
Festival; a bomb dropping in WW2; growing up during and after WW2; the 1947 floods; Fielding &
Platt at Christmas; a wandering cat; an artist’s impression of Barton and Tredworth scenes;
opening a shop on Barton St; and breakfast at a teashop). (approx 35 mins). N.B. The content Of
this film show is completely different to the show seen at 12.00.

4.00pm Close

And don’t miss —
Treasure hunt and quiz for children; tea and cake; family tree drop-in sessions throughout the day
with Gloucestershire Family History Society; conservation display with one of our conservators;
meet the artists; exhibitions on women’s policing in the county; Dame Joan Cook and Gloucester’s
first grammar school; Our volunteers’ sign-up desk; selection of original items on display from
Gloucestershire Archives’ collections; live folk music; a display of photographs of how the building
project progressed over the last 18 months.

Open Day Poster

Sep
15
Sat
Forest of Dean Branch – Open Day @ West Dean Centre
Sep 15 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Annual Branch Open Day, West Dean Centre, Bream 10.00 – 4.00pm approx..

Sep
18
Tue
A Stroll around Blakeney with Ernie Hale. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Sep 18 @ 7:15 PM – 9:00 PM

“A Stroll Around Blakeney”, a showing of a DVD made by Ernie Hale taking in some of the historic and interesting buildings and sites in Blakeney and the people who lived and worked there. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Oct
13
Sat
Glamorgan Family History Society Fair @ Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre,
Oct 13 @ 10:10 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, October 13th – Glamorgan F.H.S. Fair at Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre, 10.00 am to 3.30pm. The Forest Branch will be represented.

Oct
17
Wed
Public Health in Gloucestershire, 1919 with Roger Deeks @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Oct 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday, October 17th – Roger Deeks on “Public Health in Gloucestershire, 1919”. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Nov
21
Wed
Newnham-on-Severn: Its People’s History through St. Peter’s Churchyard with Steve Cooper
Nov 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday, November 21st – Steve Cooper on “Newnham-on-Severn: Its People’s History through St. Peter’s Churchyard”. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Dec
19
Wed
Christmas Social @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Dec 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday, December 19th – Christmas Social, West Dean Centre Bream, 7.30pm.